Nature's own powerful, non-toxic disinfectant

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    Hypochlorousa is one of the most natural and effective known biocides known to man. It eradicates all bacteria, mycobacteria, spores, fungi, viruses – even the tough Clostridium difficile – within 15 seconds. It disinfects 200 to 300 times better than bleach and is 100% safe.

    Hypochlorous acid oxidises (explodes) the cell wall of all pathogens causing necrosis (rupturing of the cell) or apoptosis (programmed cell death) and destroys them. Though viruses are not technically living organisms, they too are destroyed by hypochlorous acid.

    Despite this destructive potential, our bodies use this defence throughout life.

    Hypochlorous acid is naturally produced by our white blood cells and is an essential part of our immune system. This process is called phagocytosis and is one of humans' most symbiotic actions – eliminating pathogens yet being inherently harmless, unlike most other disinfectants which are toxic.

    You can use hypochlorous for surface disinfection! Cardiff University found that wet wipes spread deadly superbugs because most wipes dry out before the solution has had the necessary contact time. However, hypochlorous can be sprayed liberally on all surface types and pathogens are neutralised within seconds.

    Hypochlorous can also be used for dental waterlines – it allows you to eliminate biofilm and legionella with no side effects!

    Other uses: impression disinfectant, instrument soak, ultrasonic baths, disinfect root canals, removing biofilms from implant surfaces, mouthrinse (particularly effective post-surgical), and endodontic irrigation.

    Hypochlorous acid will save you a lot of money and a lot of waste to dispose of. Eliminate the need to purchase numerous expensive, toxic chemicals. Hypochlorous saves several hundred pounds per year, per dentist.

    Call Trycare now on 01274 88 55 44, dental@trycare.co.uk, or visit www.trycare.co.uk for more information.

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    Nature's own powerful, non-toxic disinfectant. Br Dent J 224, 553 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.2018.302

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